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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas House approves property tax reform bill, setting up negotiations with the Senate

The House approved the bill designed to slow local property tax revenue growth, but made the bill contingent on the passage of a school finance bill, which is still pending in the Senate.

House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announces committee assignments at the state Capitol on Jan. 23, 2019.

Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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Politics State government 86th Legislative Session Charlie Geren Chris Turner Dennis Bonnen Dustin Burrows Greg Abbott Matt Schaefer Property taxes